Europe – Middle East air capacity set to maintain double-digit growth in 2017

The ambitious network growth strategies among the Gulf hub carriers – based on sixth freedom rights via their respective hubs – is continuing to drive…..

British Airways’ premium drive to avoid missed international connections

British Airways (BA) is introducing a new service called Premium Transfer Drive at London’s Heathrow Airport to ensure that customers who are at risk of…..

Lisbon Airport’s passenger growth rate doubling year-on-year

While many European airports are having a purple patch right now Lisbon Airport’s sustained growth, especially in 2016 and the first five months of 2017…..

Exclusive CAPA Report: Aviation & the music business

This new 80 page report, published by CAPA – Centre for Aviation, examines the credentials of a number of airlines and airports that are actively…..

Low Cost Carriers help to put Luxembourg on the map

If you were to ask most people to point to Luxembourg on a map of Europe, many would fail to correctly identify the small land-locked…..

SAS signs up for “massive network of routes” to deliver 150,000 additional annual passengers to Aarhus

European flag carrier SAS Scandinavian Airlines has entered into a cooperation agreement with the management and board of Aarhus Airport in Denmark to introduce “a…..

Duty of care: Is the employer actually responsible?

In the last two or three years duty of care has increasingly grown in momentum with more and more employers and employees acknowledging its importance…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – bmi regional, Heathrow Airport, WestJet, Berlin Brandenburg Airport and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Cathay Pacific to debut new Hong Kong connections to Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin

Asian carrier Cathay Pacific has confirmed an anticipated expansion of its European network, facilitated by the arrival of its new Airbus A350-900 airliners.  The Hong…..

ANALYSIS: Come September: capacity insights for the month across Europe, the Middle East and Africa

In the first of a regular new series, The Blue Swan Daily offers a capacity snapshot in time and looks at the month ahead to highlight…..

Qantas announces plans for first intergalactic route: ‘Project Moonrise’ a revolution in Australian air travel

Hard on the heels of its plans to commence non-stop London-Perth service and numerous other announcements, Qantas today laid out plans to launch nonstop service…..